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2013-07-16 15:59:39

Harvesting waste heat from power stations and even vehicle exhaust pipes could soon provide a valuable supply of electricity. A small team of Monash University researchers working under the Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science (ACES) has developed an ionic liquid-based thermocell. Thermocells are based on harnessing the thermal energy from the difference in temperature between two surfaces and converting that energy into electrical energy....

2010-05-19 15:39:00

NEW ORLEANS, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Asthmatx Inc., today presented positive five-year data from the Asthma Intervention Research (AIR) Trial, which evaluated the safety of bronchial thermoplasty (BT) with the Alair® System. The data demonstrated the absence of clinical complications and the maintenance of stable lung function over a five year period post-BT in patients with moderate to severe asthma. The data was presented in a poster at the annual meeting of the American...

2010-05-19 08:15:00

NEW ORLEANS, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Asthmatx Inc., today presented positive five-year data from the Asthma Intervention Research (AIR) Trial, which evaluated the safety of bronchial thermoplasty (BT) with the Alair® System. The data demonstrated the absence of clinical complications and the maintenance of stable lung function over a five year period post-BT in patients with moderate to severe asthma. The data was presented in a poster at the annual meeting of the American...

2010-04-27 20:10:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Asthmatx Inc., announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Alair® Bronchial Thermoplasty System for the treatment of severe persistent asthma in patients 18 years and older whose asthma is not well controlled with inhaled corticosteroids and long acting beta agonists, the current standard-of-care treatment for these patients. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release,...

2010-03-03 21:13:00

Revenues increase by 14% quarter over quarter OAK BROOK, IL, March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Primary Energy Recycling Corporation (TSX: PRI), a company focused on creating value for its customers by recycling waste energy from industrial processes and utilizing clean heat and power technology to produce reliable and economical electricity and thermal energy, today announced its financial and operational results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2009. Highlights for the...

2009-03-10 10:17:00

New trade association will promote biomass heating WASHINGTON, March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A group of nine leading biomass companies has formed the Biomass Thermal Energy Council (BTEC), a non-profit association dedicated to advancing the use of biomass for heat and other thermal energy applications. The founding members of BTEC include biomass fuel producers, appliance manufacturers and distributors, and supply chain companies that represent the breadth of interests in the fast...

2006-12-27 09:00:52

Researchers at Veritas Clinical Specialties today announced the start of the AIR2 (Asthma Interventional Research) international, multi-center clinical trial to explore a new investigational asthma treatment that may significantly change the course of asthma care. The study, which will take place at St. Francis Health Center, focuses on a procedure called Bronchial Thermoplasty to treat asthma. This procedure uses thermal energy to reduce the amount of smooth muscle in the airway that...


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